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Honor Your Mother

One of my favorite nonprofit organizations, one that is incredibly close to my heart, is finding a new way to honor our mothers during this time leading up to Mother’s Day. Women Thrive Worldwide is an advocacy organizati...

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What Do Career Women Want

“What do women want?” A question the romantic comedy genre has been trying to answer for years. Mel Gibson was hit by lightening and suddenly could hear all the low self-esteem, self-sabotaging thoughts of the women...

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4 Great Ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s easy to let holidays like Mother’s Day sneak up on you. We’re just six days away from Mother’s Day 2012 and chances are, you may have forgotten to buy Mom that gift yet this year. To help you on you...


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Celebrate Earth Day! Women and the Green Economy

On the occasion of this year’s Earth Day, I want to share with you all an important initiative that all women should be aware of – Launched at the UNFCCC 16th Conference of the Parties in Cancun, Mexico in December,...

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Can GMA and Today Say, “I Got It Honest?”

We can learn a lot from country music lyrics. Take an old Aaron Tippin song, for instance, where he sings, “But at least one thing’s for sure, I got it honest.” As young women in business, this may not always ...

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The Seed is Planted – I’m Officially Open for Business!

First, let me welcome you to Career Girl Network. I know there are new readers here and readers who have traveled with me from Minneapolis Career Girl to Chicago Career Girl and now on to this national media platform to advance...


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One Year Later

So technically, I’m three days late with this post…but hey, it’s been busy. As of December 3, 2011, I’ve officially been a Chicagoan for one year. And boy has a lot changed in a year. I came to Chicago l...

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Happy Veteran’s Day!

Walking in Chicago this morning, I was stopped by a group of nonprofit workers with change buckets asking for support of our veterans. I emptied my change purse, and apologized to them that I didn’t have additional cash. ...

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Celebrating Labor Day

From the Department of Labor’s website, Labor Day is: Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitu...


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It Takes a Village

At the 20 Something Blogger Summit on Saturday, Scott Belsky, Founder & CEO of Behance asked everyone in the room what seemed like a very simple question: Which company has been voted the world’s “Best Supply Ch...